Houses, October 2010

Houses, October 2010


The best contemporary residential architecture, with inspirational ideas from leading architects and designers.


Kelso House 2005. The rear of the house is articulated by a series of white, punctuated fins.
People | Marcus Baumgart | 1 Oct 2010

Profile: Architects EAT

Albert Mo, Eid K. Goh and James Coombe have an expanding folio of individualized homes.


The Arkit EcoStudio is delivered to its site outside Melbourne's Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.
Ideas | Scott Drake | 1 Oct 2010

Prefab houses

The Australian dream of home ownership has not traditionally embraced prefabricated housing, but could the move toward sustainability change that?

The Arkit EcoStudio on display as part of the State of Design festival.
Discussion | Daiman Otto and Craig Chatman | 1 Oct 2010

ARKit EcoStudio – a sustainability case study

ARKit has developed a sustainable prefabricated wall-panel system which is economical and quick to work with.


Extensive glazed segments open to embrace the site.
Projects | John Ancher | 1 Oct 2010

Trial Bay House

The architecture of then and now is fused with a blend of excitement and assured restraint at this homestead in Tasmania.

The pergola extends the living space to the outdoors.
Projects | Tobias Horrocks | 1 Oct 2010

A Brunswick pergola

An intricate patterned pergola by FMD Architects cleverly adapts a Queensland concept to the Melbourne climate.

The gabled entry and flanking bays of the Edwardian home.
Projects | Leon van Schaik | 1 Oct 2010

Grace Darling House

A grand old Edwardian in Melbourne’s suburbs has been respectfully renovated and extended by Iredale Pedersen Hook.

The solid timber walls off-set the glazed northern and southern ends.
Projects | Rowena Hockin | 1 Oct 2010

Merimbula Beach House

A glazed pavilion overlooking the Tasman Sea pared back to its essence by Collins and Turner.

A sky-lit entry has been added on the western edge.
Projects | 1 Oct 2010

The Barn

A historic stone barn has been sensitively brought back to life by Maria Gigney Architects.

A spine wall of concrete blockwork complements the polished floorboards.
Projects | Jenna Reed Burns | 1 Oct 2010

Beach House

A house with an honest, refined nature by Studio 101 Architects that responds to the owner’s love for Scandinavian design.

Tucked into a narrow site are two adjoining terrace houses.
Projects | Freya Lombardo | 1 Oct 2010

Woollahra House 2

Smart spatial arrangements deliver maximum space for two adjoining terrace houses on a tight site in Sydney.

An open and airy study sits within the new pavilion.
Projects | Margie Fraser | 1 Oct 2010

Maleny House

Sparks Architects takes maximum advantage of the breathtaking views in a house perched on the side of a ridge in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

The rear of the bungalow embraces a connection to the outdoors.
Projects | Lucy Moloney | 1 Oct 2010

Lambert House

An inter-war bungalow transformed by Sam Crawford Architects into an open, airy pavilion.

Brentford maintains a traditional appearance to the street.
Projects | Margie Fraser | 1 Oct 2010

Brentford Residence

Without disturbing the original 1902 front rooms, Riddel Architecture transformed the back of a Brisbane home.

The formal living and dining area.
Projects | Peter Salhani | 1 Oct 2010

Waverley House

Andrew Burges takes advantage of site geometries in a conservative street in Sydney.


The Solids product range by Daniel Emma.
People | Tobias Horrocks | 1 Oct 2010

Studio: Daniel Emma’s Basics collection

A collection of products designed by Daniel To and Emma Aiston created from subtle, simple shapes.


Arrival to the Cater house. A 1965 newspaper described the house as “masked” and “introverted,” referring to the white wall screening the front of the house.
Projects | Eugenie Keefer Bell | 1 Oct 2010

Cater House (1965) revisited

A Russell Jack expression of Sydney Regional style in Canberra.

More articles

Flos 45 lighting.
Discussion | 14 Oct 2010

Material Palette: Architects EAT

Elegant and refined projects finished with a range of classic, sculptural and textured products.